Long distance

Gallery: The Bastion 2014

Check out these photos from last weekend's long-distance race at Hever Castle – The Bastion
16 July 2014 at 10:50  (2)

Hector and Cartmell take the Bastion

Scottish stars win the inaugural Bastion long-distance event at Hever Castle
15 July 2014 at 17:00

Blog: going from Ironman to IronDAD

Age-grouper Max Curle recounts racing in the Ironman European Champs in his wife’s hometown of Frankfurt – just a few days after the birth of his son Jona
14 July 2014 at 16:04

Sub-1hr session: Perfect your Ironman swim pacing

Going long for the first time? Try this session to get your swim pacing over 3.8km bang on

Gallery: the Titan Middle Distance Triathlon 2014

Check out these great images from the first Brecon Man triathlon, held at Parc Bryn Bach in Wales last weekend
09 July 2014 at 15:59

The clock is ticking – it's nearly time to storm The Bastion

New Kent-based iron-distance triathlon set for Hever Castle debut later this month, with participants to encounter 2,000m of vertical ascent on the bike
04 July 2014 at 11:32  (3)

Harry Wiltshire describes crashing on the bike descent at Ironman Nice

British long-course athlete says his hopes for Kona qualification took a blow at Ironman Nice last weekend after he hit an unexpected speed bump on the bike leg and crashed, hard
03 July 2014 at 10:20

Entries for 2015 Slateman Triathlon open today

Next year’s race to be held on the weekend of 16/17 May in Snowdonia, with over 2,000 athletes expected – and some possibly crazy enough to take on the Slateman Savage
01 July 2014 at 11:46

Gallery: Celtman Extreme Scottish Triathlon 2014

Third edition of gruelling point-to-point Scottish triathlon won by local athlete Marie Meldrum and Sweden’s Johan Hasselmark, with 150 athletes taking part overall
01 July 2014 at 09:53

Jodie Swallow leads charge of the Brits at Ironman 70.3 Boulder

British women deliver clean sweep of medals, while Tim Don comes second in men’s race behind four-time winner Joe Gambles (AUS)
16 June 2014 at 15:11

Will Clarke and Eimear Mullan win Ironman 70.3 UK

British athlete has a Father’s Day to remember at Wimbleball with first 70.3 win, while Ireland's Eimear Mullan wins women's race for third time
16 June 2014 at 10:17  (4)

Slateman Savage planned for 2015

New achievement requires completion of sprint race on Saturday AND the full Slateman on Sunday; tickets go on sale 1 July
13 June 2014 at 17:01

A triathlete’s guide to salt levels

Should you increase your salt intake with supplements and drinks when training for and racing longer triathlons? We take a look
12 June 2014 at 15:00

Kerching! – Challenge Bahrain winners to get $100k apiece

Top 10 men and top 10 women to share $500k prize purse, with Pete Jacobs, Mirinda Carfrae and Rachel Joyce among pro athletes already confirmed
09 June 2014 at 12:47

Want to know what it feels like to race IM Frankfurt? Watch this video

Vivid documentary from Italian age-grouoer Michele Zucchi describes the nerves, clashes and elation he went through at Ironman Frankfurt
06 June 2014 at 14:29

Can heavy lifting increase your endurance performance?

It may sound bizarre but new research suggests it can improve both explosive power and efficiency of movement on the swim, bike and run – as well as cut your chance of injury
03 June 2014 at 15:59

Chrissie W on… recovering from an iron-distance triathlon

Four-time Ironman world champion shares her advice on how best to recover after a long-distance triathlon
26 May 2014 at 08:58

Going somewhere hot this year?

We tell you how to get ready for warm-weather racing without leaving the UK
24 April 2014 at 15:25

Seven ways to ward off pain and boredom when going long

We share some effective coping strategies for Ironman distance triathlons
19 February 2014 at 12:10

Chrissie Wellington on prepping for a hilly Ironman

World champ helps you prepare for challenging bike courses like IM Wales
04 February 2014 at 11:42  (1)